Referees

VIDEO – Referee Focus: Riley Greenbury

Most Promising new referee Riley Greenbury. Auckland Football Federation, Referees Awards Evening 2016, The Commerce Club Auckland, Saturday 15th October 2016. Photo: Shane Wenzlick / www.phototek.nz

Where would football be without the commitment, dedication and hard work of our match officials? Auckland Football Federation recognises the contribution of its match officials and in the ongoing mission to recruit more referees and assistant referees, we’ve focused on

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CBR Refresher Courses

Referee Mazahar Batoor and Assistant Referees Faiyaz Ali and Salman Ali lead the team onto the field.  NRFL, Northern Region Football League Womens Premier Division, Forrest Hill Milford United v Three Kings United, Becroft Park, Auckland,  Photo: David Joseph / www.phototek.nz

Every week, Club Based Referees (CBRs) are refereeing games that do not have an AFF Referee appointed. CBRs provide a vital and valuable resource to the game in Auckland. To ensure CBRs have the knowledge required to continue in their

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VIDEO – Referee Focus: Brandon Day

AR Brandon Day signals out. NRFL, Northern Region Footgall League  Division 1, North Shore United v Hibiscus Coast AFC, Allen Hill Stadium, Monday 25th April 2016. Photo: Shane Wenzlick / www.phototek.nz

Where would football be without the commitment, dedication and hard work of our match officials? Auckland Football Federation recognises the contribution of its match officials and in the ongoing mission to recruit more referees and assistant referees, we’ve focused on

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Laws of the Game: Update

Officiating crew Jan Hints (L), Referee Nick Waldron (centre) and Nick van Der Salm (R). NRFL Northern Region Football League Premier Division, Glenfield Rovers v Hamilton Wanderers, McFetridge Park Auckland, Saturday 5th April 2014. Photo: David Joseph / www.phototek.co.nz

A new season is upon us at the Auckland Football Federation and here is a summary of all the changes made to the Laws of the Game that you need to know before a ball is kicked. For all the

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Opportunity drives Agnew

Best youth referee Luke Agnew. Auckland Football Federation, Referees Awards Evening 2016, The Commerce Club Auckland, Saturday 15th October 2016. Photo: Shane Wenzlick / www.phototek.nz

When 19-year old Luke Agnew realised he wouldn’t make it as a footballer, the opportunity to further his career in the sport as a referee came calling. The decision to take up refereeing seriously came in 2012 after taking the

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VALE – Kiri Frederick Morris

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The Auckland football community is today mourning the loss of Kiri Frederick Morris, a former president of the Auckland Soccer Referees Association and winner of an Auckland Football Federation Long Service Medal in 2008. Morris, 83, passed away on November

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Moxon aiming for the top

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Young up and coming referee Dylan Moxon has his sights set on following the likes of fellow kiwi referee Nick Waldron in becoming a FIFA referee. It was only almost two years ago that the 18-year old got serious about

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Game mourns Brent Best

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New Zealand Football has joined the football community in mourning the loss of former referee Brent Best, who passed away suddenly last week. Born in 1968, he took his first referee course in Oamaru at the age of just 15

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VIDEO – Referee Awards 2016

Auckland Football Federation Referees, Annual Prizegiving Dinner 2015, The Commerce Club of Auckland, saturday 10th October 2015. Photo: Shane Wenzlick / www.phototek.nz

The Auckland Football Federation Referee Awards Dinner took place at the Commerce Club in Remuera recently and we had a chance to speak with some of the winners at a memorable evening. Listed below are the winners in each category. Special

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AUDIO – “Hard work key for young referees”

Referee's Referee of the Year, Anna-Marie Keighley. Auckland Football Federation, Referees Awards Evening 2016, The Commerce Club Auckland, Saturday 15th October 2016. Photo: Shane Wenzlick / www.phototek.nz

Les Coffman, QSM, has forgotten more than some people know about match officialdom in a life dedicated to the craft of refereeing. The 86-year-old was present at the Auckland Football Federation Referee Awards Dinner in Greenlane recently and recalled some

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